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Although hot chocolate with cinnamon is often called "Mexican hot chocolate" in the U.S., this spiced hot chocolate is more a cross between Mexican drinking chocolate and champurrado. Use Mexican chocolate and cinnamon to make this recipe closer to a Mexican hot chocolate.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

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prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a blender or food processor combine chocolate, sugar, and the 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Cover and blend or process until finely ground.

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  • In a large saucepan combine ground chocolate mixture and milk. Cook and stir over low heat about 10 minutes or until chocolate melts. Remove saucepan from heat; stir in vanilla and almond extract.

  • Beat with a rotary beater or Mexican molinillo (wooden beater) until very frothy. Serve in mugs. If desired, top with whipped cream. If desired, sprinkle with additional ground cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts

236 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 18mg; saturated fat 7g; carbohydrates 28g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 10g; sodium 123mg.
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